Wincanton to open London Gateway container base

Largest UK logistics company Wincanton is to build a 2.5-acre container haulage base at DP World London Gateway. It will be operational from early 2018. The site will provide truck parking and office facilities housing an on-site operations team. Wincanton managing director for industrial and transport, Chris Fenton, said: “We’ve been moving customer containers in and out of DP World London Gateway since it opened, and have seen an increase in our ... [+]

Wincanton sounds off-quay note in Felixstowe

Logistics operator Wincanton has opened a new container storage facility in Bourn, Cambridgeshire to help customers using Felixstowe. Located at a former airfield on the A14 and about 50 miles from the port, the site has space for several thousand containers and has been created to meet growing demand for better ... [+]

Wincanton opens Southampton port base

Logistics firm Wincanton is moving its port of Southampton base to a new site and is investing in new equipment, including extra rail capacity. Wincanton previously serviced the port mainly out of a base in Greenham Common but is moving to Eling Wharf, which has parking for 70 container vehicles and ... [+]

First big ship for London Gateway

London Gateway handled its largest ever ship on 13 September when the 10,000teu Zim Rotterdam deviated from its scheduled call in Felixstowe to have essential repair work following last month's fire in the Red Sea. As a result of an unplanned delay, the DP World-owned port agreed to accommodate the ... [+]

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